The Ultimate India Quiz Book (English, Paperback, O'Brien Derek)
Published to commemorate sixty years of Indian independence, The Ultimate India Quiz Book reflects India's multiple facets with over 3000 questions in sixty chapters, spanning every conceivable topic, and designed to test the skills of any quizzing fan.
Summary Of The Book
The Ultimate India Quiz Book contains sixty chapters, each containing fifty questions. Each chapter focuses on a single topic and explores it from every possible angle. Every chapter has been designed to reflect and celebrate a single aspect of India. The entire book has been written to commemorate sixty years of Indian independence.
The topics of the chapters range from Ancient India, Medieval India, and Modern India to Alternative Medicine and Fairs and Festivals.
Popular mainstream topics like Indian Cricket, Indian Diaspora, Hindi Films, and Regional Films, each have a chapter of their own.
More in-depth chapters are Science, Traditional Sport, Youth Affairs, and Travel. The glorious epics of India, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata also get one chapter each.
The volume also has chapters on public and social events, literature, and politics.
The Ultimate India Quiz Book is designed for everyone from the casual reader looking to learn some trivia, to the the professional quizzer looking to brush up on some updated facts.
With The Ultimate India Quiz Book, the reader will be able to put their knowledge of everything about India to test.
About Derek O Brien
Derek O'Brien is well known Indian television personality and Member of Parliament.
He is also famous for conducting inter-school quiz competitions and game shows outside of India, in Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Nepal, and Pakistan.
He continues to host the longest-running game show on Indian television, the Bournvita Quiz Contest. Apart from this, he has also been hosting The Brand Equity Quiz, which is the most popular corporate quiz show in the country since 1991.
He has written a series of quiz books, all published by Penguin, including The Ultimate Book Of Knowledge series, The Puffin Factfinder, and Speak Up, Speak Out: My Favourite Elocution Pieces and How to Deliver Them.
His political career started in 2004, when he joined the All India Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. Currently, he is the vice-president of the All India Trinamool Congress, occupies posts in the Indian Railways, and is a member of the Rajya Sabha.